Tuition & Fees

$28,258

$28,258

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,661
Declined + 1,458
Total Received 4,119
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Private (nonprofit)

1,930

undergraduate students

104

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Religion/bible
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 6541
ACT 3414
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Location

School Facts

Oklahoma Baptist University, founded in 1910, is a Christian liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Shawnee, 35 miles east of Oklahoma City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,034
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Shawnee, OK

200-acre campus in Shawnee (population: 31,232), 35 miles from Oklahoma City. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma Baptist University
500 West University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
51%
400-499
33%
300-399
3%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
16%
6-11
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
30-36
8%
24-29
35%
18-23
51%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,661
Declined + 1,458
Total Received 4,119

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Will Brantley
Director of Admissions
P: 800 654-3285
F: 405 585-5017
admissions@okbu.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,506

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,138
Room $3,310
Board $4,040
Additional fees $3,120
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $36,908
Average Financial Aid - $23,506
Total with Avg. Aid $13,402
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 654-3285
F: 405 585-5030

Financial Aid Officer

Jonna Raney
Director of Student Financial Services
jonna.raney@okbu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Archery, Basketball, Disc Golf, Riflery, Rock Wall Climbing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Archery, Basketball, Disc Golf, Riflery, Rock Wall Climbing, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Disc Golf, Flag Football, Futsal, Golf, Quidditch, Racquetball, Rock Wall Challenge, Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Robert Davenport (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Great American Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bison
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Bible
Biblical Languages
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Biology Forensics
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chemistry Forensics
Children's Ministries
Christian Studies
Church Business Administration
Church Music
Communication/Theatre Arts Education
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cross-Cultural Ministry
Data Management
Digital Media Arts
Early Childhood Education
Educational Ministries
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Ethics/Religion
Exercise Science
Family Development
Family Psychology
Family/Community Services
Finance
Forensic Psychology
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
History of Religion
Humanities
Instrumental Music
Instrumental Music Education
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Major
International Business
Interpersonal/Public Communications
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Missions
Multilingual Communication
Music Theatre
Music Theory/Composition
Musical Arts
Natural Sciences
News/Information
Nursing
Nursing Education
Orality Studies
Pastoral Ministries
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Education
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Recreation Administration
Religion
Science Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Strategic Communications
Studio Art
Telecommunications
Theatre
Theology
Voice Education
Voice Performance
Womens Ministry
Worship Arts
Worship Ministry
Youth Ministries
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Religion/bible
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,034

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,930
students

Female
59%
1,139

Male
41%
791

5%

104
students

Female
55%
57

Male
45%
47

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,881
students

Female
60%
1,121

Male
40%
760

3%

49
students

Female
37%
18

Male
63%
31

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Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 1

Spring: January 15

Summer: May 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

39

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Colombia
France
Mexico
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Christina Roach
International Admissions Counselor
405 585-5000
christina.roach@okbu.edu

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